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My Loc Journey, from Tiny Braids to Long Micro Locs
Braid Locs: How to start locs and Dreadlocks with Braids, how to grow and maintain locs. What products to use and how to take care of locs, micro locs and braidlocs.
My Braidlocs journey started in May 2013. Ready for a different stage in my life, ready for a different hairstyle. Looking back now, the Braid locs were the easiest part of the journey. Not only was it super easy, it was and still is lots of fun!
It was already three years ago when I started to prepare my hair for locs. Time surely flies when you’re having fun because I haven’t had a bad hair day and all of a sudden my hair is thick, full and shoulder length. This is probably the easiest hair journey I have been on. So […]
Another way to style natural hair is to put your coily strands in Bantu Knots. The beauty about these African hair bumps is that not only are they a style in and on itself, they work for all hair types and if you take them out you have just another fabulous style.
After half a year I already felt that my braid locs settled in but now that it’s nine months I realize it will be an ongoing process for at least two years to come. Basically until my hair reaches a certain length at a point where it doesn’t change your face as much. Right now […]
Ok, I haven’t spent much time or thought on my hair. I just love it the way it is and I let it do what it does. Just washing once a week and spraying the Scalp Conditioning Spray.
One of the reasons I choose for braid locs is because I think it’s the easiest way to start locs. My hair is naturally frizzy, so single twists were out of the question but even two strand twists would be hard to manage. Another reason is that I wanted micro locs.
I have been ready for a while but creating samples, testing natural hair products and updating my websites made it nearly impossible for me to start locs. There is a bright side to this though, I had extra time to research. So if you’ve ever considered locking and want to join me on this loc […]
Creating Beatiful Locks is about embracing heritage, not dogmatic rules and methods. The art of locking is about listening to the hair and hearing the needs of the hair, then partnering this knowledge with the biological state of the hair and lifestyle choice. Time and time again, those who adorned their heads with locks have turned […]
September is always the month that nappy heads begin primping and planning in anticipation for cold weather. How are you going to protect your precious locks of hair?
After I read Going Natural: How to Fall in Love With Nappy Hair by Mireille Liong-A-Kong, the lady behind this super helpful natural hair care resource, I knew that I was ready to get locs. By Terez Howard After I read Going Natural: How to Fall in Love With Nappy Hair by Mireille Liong-A-Kong, the lady behind […]
And depending on who you ask, the answer will vary. I’ve seen many people pit one method against another but I’m not going to do that because it’s unnecessary. You see, there are no “best overall methods” so what you really need or want to ask yourself is… “Which method is best for ME?” It’s […]